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Mar 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
for san francisco is $4.4 million unfunded healthcare costs for the employees of san francisco and we have to make those right so that they don't come back and hurt us and so these kind of fiscal things it's not because we are lucky i think it's because we have made smart division and is we have to continue that process of making smart decisions and we have to continue creating public/private partnerships and not run the government the way we used to run it and try to have good government cover and everything that is why it's important to have the business community get us good jobs and invest in education all of these things are going to help us be more successful and so focus more on that and try to keep my colleagues on the board of supervisors saying this is the smartest thing do and if we have money let's make a good investment of it. >> okay let's talk a bit about economic develop as it has been frontally mentioned here today we have the -- pleasure of hosting government rick perry recently for i think -- public blissity stunt but on a more serious level there has been a definite i
Mar 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
, quality of healthcare since the beginning. the foundation's sole mission is to improve the care and comfort of patients at the general. that mission continues today. and as we expand into the recognition of world renown research and training excellence, that takes place in the hospital's campus each day, the hospital is the hub of cutting edge medical research and is the training, real of meeting for tomorrow's healthcare providers the union bank support of the foundation we are working to secure the future of healthcare in our communities. i'm proud to introduce the final award des who are prime examples of quality, excellence and leadership, and we see in the hospital each and everyday. with 22 years of combined experience at the general, oncology resource workers carolyn land and rashel oakland help canner patient and their families cope with this debill at a timing distance with grace and compassion. years of navigating the patient population of the complex system of coverage and healthcare these women work to meet each individual's needs and carol helped one young famil
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Mar 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
for the president's healthcare law. we have no idea yet how much this is going to hit the american people because this year, don't forget on higher income americans you have medicare payroll tax hike, investment income hike and medical devices tax, that is just this year. >> and here is the interesting thing. with all that stuff. they are not going to wait nanosecond to collect their money but what the heck, where is my tax refund? >> i think you have a situation where they are trying to cause as much pain as possible to show you, hey, i told you so. sequester was bad. look we went this week where they actually shut down the tours of the white house that only cost $17,000 a week. they are trying to make a point and trying to prove a point and go down the republican throats and make them look bad. we end up losing in the end. >> ben, what do you think? >> i think universal healthcare is moral requirement. mr. mix on ordered we tried to get it three and senator kennedy killed it. the people elect their democratic congress, big mistake so we got obamacare. so we got obamacare and now we have to live
Mar 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
of their business. and the easiest targets are smokers. really, obese people whose healthcare is among the costliest are protected by federal law. but thousands of companies and countless municipal governments and police departments refuse to hire smokers, and some require affidavits and even use lie detector tests to enforce the policy. bosses like howard weyers will not pay for what they see as other people's bad habits. >> the biggest frustration in the workplace is the cost of healthcare. medical plans weren't established to pay for unhealthy lifestyles. >> how much does it cost you? how much of the smokers that you once employed here cost you? >> i never really measured them. >> so it may not have cost you a dime? >> well, it may not, but i don't know what's gonna happen five years from now with that person who's smoking. that's what i don't want to wait for. >> this former college football coach works out five times a week and wants his employees to share his values. at weyco, howard rules. >> i've set the policy. i'm not gonna bend from the policy. >> but it strikes me as a kind of intolerant
Mar 1, 2013 4:30pm PST
washington, and the edward lomax company. >> susie: a look tonight at the impact of technology on healthcare. from c.t. scanners to supercomputers, the vast u.s. healthcare industry relies on the latest advancements to bring us breakthroughs in medical care. "the street's" james rogers reports. >> reporter: the latest technology is crucial in fighting diseases like cancer. but also presents a massive america's largest companies. we're here at long island jewish medical center to see how advanced technologies are revolutionizing health care. g.e.'s healthcare business generated more than $18 billion in revenue in 2011. now, doctors like john pellerito are using g.e.'s latest ct scanners to improve patient care. >> the acquisition of these 16 c.t. scanners is part of our system-wide initiative to improve patient safety and reduce dose. $12 million was invested with g.e. for these scanners and this is part of a $50 million program to improve patient safety. >> hopefully, we want to get to the point where we c get the amount of radiation on these scans as low as an x-ray. >> reporter: if you're
Mar 1, 2013 9:30pm PST
who are the service area manager for casier permanent continenta and this is the quality healthcare in the nation for being the best place to work and receive healthcare and certainly a leader in technology and healthcare as well and case veer certainly helps our entire community thrive and then one s f which, is out of the organizing committee and one s f and i hope you take time to get very familiar with what this organization is doing for san francisco and how you can utilize this organization to become a part of the american's cup experience. one s f is mobilizing san francisco's corporation and is citizens behind the many many community and legacy benefits of the america's cup and there are many. cruise ship terminal infrastructure projects and so when you become a one s f partner you will drive that local effort and help provide the funding support and there are so many exciting ways you can become aligned with the cup this exciting year and so one s f of the america's cup organizing committee and really the mayor will say more about that and robert half international i ha
Mar 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. to ask tough questions and get the truth. unfortunately, my hair and all i do to make it broadcast ready can't take the heat. good thing i uncovered head & shoulders damage rescue. it rescued my scalp, and saved my hair. with seven benefits, damage rescue relieves dry scalp and removes flakes, while helping to repair damaged hair. now i use it every day, because the camera never blinks. no flakes, no scalp or hair worries. the proof? see it tonight, at eleven. head & shoulders damage rescue. live flake free. >> we want you to look at the video we just got into the newsroom. it shows terrifying moments aboard a bus. take a look. passengers saved the day when the driver passed out while behind the wheel, the women are being called heroes. they took the wheel and brought the bus under control. amazingly no one was seriously hurt and the driv
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Mar 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
the economy. 48,000 in construction. 32,000 in the healthcare industry. and 73,000 in professional and business services. they offset the loss of 10,000 teachers and other government workers and pushed the unemployment rate down to 7.7%. its lowest level in four years. at the white house, the good news interrupted months of warning about the impact of the sequester. >> we are starting to gain traction. and it's time for politicians in washington to work across the aisle. to put in place policies that will support, not inhibit, that recovery. >> reporter: in fact, officials warned concerns about the sequester held the economy back at the end of last year. economist jane shirks says no. >> gdp was down because there was less government spending. however, the private sector growth was fairly robust. >> reporter: the strong jobs report prompted relatively little comment from republicans on capitol hill. house speaker john boehner said any job creation is positive news, but he added in a written statement, "the fact is unemployment in america is still way above the levels the obama whit
Mar 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
healthcare and we have got i know highland hospitals here and kaiser is here is children's hospital is about to with uc s f and that is an important trend because as we grow as a region if we no longer -- although we will have to debate about certain teams it's something that is not necessarily drab for oakland and oakland is not something that should necessarily be bad for san francisco because in the rest of the world they call us the golden triangle and san francisco is a financial strength with oakland at the -- which, is they see us as a region and they come to look at investing in our area, they pretty much make a round and they don't just go to oakland they look at us and see us as a region. so healthcare, main strength of the kaiser is [inaudible/incomprehensible] to be an ensator in healthcare and that is one of the characteristic traits in oakland and we have had this year, after a decade, finally you launched the oakland -- in the worth of oakland by a point over there and our interim director debra allen is here all right -- and that is a major economic engine for the whole regi
Mar 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
, healthcare costs aren't rising so rapidly. it could be that if we could only get this austerity his at thisatthishiysterichysterics, if we could get that off of our back, the economy could come back. >> john: it's no huge secret that 99% is paying for the paying for the party the 1% had last decade. is there a way to explain the gap and the economy that most americans are struggling still under? >> we've already done that. unemployment is high. wages are down. they can often ship jobs overseas or buy products from overseas. it's easy to build up corporate profits that way. that is to some degree driving the markets. but maybe something in the future is driving the market as well. i think there is an easy way to explain it. >> john: federal reservists are supposed to be playing a role in boosting employment, are they doing their job? >> they're trying very hard. let me say something in defense of federal reserve. >> john: please do. >> they're keeping interest rates down. they're buying long-term securities. they're doing all this in part because the fiscal side, the treasury congres
Mar 8, 2013 9:00am EST
in the healthcare specter. i think we would be in trouble if we were doing anything other than to try to slow the growth of our health care costs rather than trying to feel additional healthcare consumption. host:? and from new york is next on the independent line. preston, you are on the air. caller: i think you are missing a huge part of the picture. we are talking so much about how to pay for medicare and medicaid, the old healthcare thing, what percentage will states pick up, no one is talking about why it is so expensive. we spend a larger part of our gdp than any other country in the world on healthcare. i'm reminded of this conference of article recently in "time" magazine called bitter pill. you can get it online. it is about the cost of health. can you address that? guest: i agree with the caller that's an incredibly important question is what do we do with the overall increase in healthcare costs because clearly they are growing. my paper was not designed to study that question. my paper was not designed to study the merits of healthcare reform at all. i was narrowly focused on tryi
Mar 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
those 1 point plus millions, take them out of the emergency rooms, place them in healthcare, place them in a situation, where you can prevent, hopefully, the major sicknesses that cause so much havoc with the health care system. >> thank you very much. righting from the start, the city council here in the district and the mayor were very committed to fully imply. ing the affordable care act, and sister agencies got an early start with emmy men tation, i will share with you a couple of our priorities for this year to ensure that in the fall we're up and running, so people's coverage can be fyke in january of 2014. we really believe that we need to build the exchange and the district from the ground up, so it reflects the values and the priortition of our community, and so we have a bunch of policy working groups that include diverse stakeholders such as consumer and patient advocate groups, business community, health insurance companies, health insurance agents, physicians, and other providers, these are the diverse stakeholders who are helping us make policy decisions, and we believe th
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Mar 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> heather: and you can turn to the president obama's healthcare lay as several large companies threaten to stop providing healthcare coverage for employees' spouses. could you be at risk. >> and the ban against plastic grocery bags. is it leading to more cases of shoplifting. the reason why coming up. [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. because every flake is double-toasted... splashed with sweet honey... and covered in rich double-roasted peanuts. mmm. [ hero ] yummy. [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. it's super delicious! [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. (music throughout) why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the venture card because you can fly airlin
Mar 3, 2013 7:30pm PST
, that talk with the patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital
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Mar 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
and the healthcare law has taken effect and some of the liberties you talked about or seem to be compromised, i could well understand why i wouldn't go down well with him. right? >> i would hope we would reach a level of maturity where if suggestions are offered for dealing with problems, and they're logical suggestions, with which a huge segment of the population agrees, that one might actually take time and say, let's consider this. let's look at this. let's see if we can integrity this into our policies. the ideal being to lead all the people north just a segment. >> doctor, while i have you here, in an interview with chris wallace, mitt romney, the former republican presidential candidate, said regarding healthcare he didn't grasp or appreciate the dimensions to which average americans -- i think by inference he was saying lower income americans -- were for and it embraced and it endorsed and it really strongly liked it, and that he just didn't sense the magnitude of that support. so, in your position, what do you think of what he was saying and what he is admitting to now that this healthcare la
Mar 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
francisco and their welfare, have made him an excellent advocate for healthcare access through such programs as healthy san francisco. so please join me in welcome can mayor edwin, lee. . >> thank you crystal and may i give you your value tine. >>> thank you. >> mayor khan, made in san francisco ... all right, good morning everyone. okay. i'll try not to isn't that correcty. and i isn't that correct isn't that correct key. and [spelling?] and so i want to thank all of you for being in san francisco and webcore and others who have been such a great part of the success in this city and i want to thank my great friend mayor khan for coming over here and later on, later this year we are going to be traveling over the new span of the bay bridge and joining each other with governor brown as we celebrate in september with largest construction project in the history of the bay area and we talked about it last year when we were thinking about how to celebrate this bridge crossing and we made some cultural connections. and something about our ancestors helping to build the railroads he
Mar 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
deficit that's true, but that's mainly because of rising healthcare costs and aging baby boomers. the way to deal with that is not to shave the government back. the way you deal with that is get control over healthcare costs. have a single pair, a public option under the new affordable care act. but you don't do that by holding the country up, by slowing economic growth, which is exactly what the sequestration is doing. >> john: well, you said you wanted the president to reframe the whole debate around the country's future rather than the austerity that g.o.p. favors. now republicans are campaigning against him on the issue rather than trying to meet him halfway. you and i know that is a load of nonsense. what more can the president do? >> i think the president ought to take austerity economics on directly. look at what has happen happened in europe. you have high unemployment. what does england do, spain they began cutting when consumers were already pulling back. when you do that, you shrink the economy. when you shrink the economy you have fewer revenues, then the ratio of the debt to
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Mar 8, 2013 2:00am PST
question that i have for you is obama care will save on healthcare costs fact or fiction? >> that is fiction. the reason that's fiction is because we already know that we are projected out, total healthcare costs according to the center for medicare and medicaid services it will be over $4 trillion in 10 years. it is over 3 trillion now. it used to be 256 billion in 1980. it is continuing to rise despite obama care. it is not controlling costs. how can it when you consider our insurance policies are front loaded to cover all preventative services you don't have deductibles you don't have co-pays there's no brakes on the system everybody is using more and more healthcare. it's expensive. >> the congressional budget office says it will be twice as much as the original price tag. >> it is an out of control situation. all of these regulations may bring down the costs a little but the overall problem has not been addressed. second question for you fact or fiction if you get to obama care is not a socialized medicine. there's been a lot of confusion with this one. >> i would st
Mar 5, 2013 6:00am PST
of people expected and what he thinks about florida governor rick scott's decision on the healthcare law. plus his father, brother, his son, and more of his thoughts in a 2016 reason. that's all coming up later this hour in our deep dive at the bottom of the hour. but up next, a different type of republican family feud maybe. congresswoman shelly morecap will be here. she's caught in the fight between karl rove and conservatives. but first a look at today's politics planner. as you can see north korean hearing going on in capitol hill. we'll see if dennis rodman's name stays in the news. and of course l.a. you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to today and make your business dream a realit
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
, professional and business employment increased by 73,000 jobs. construction increased by 48,000, healthcare up by 32,000, and retail added 24,000 jobs. the most significant losses were in government, mostly on the state level, where 10,000 jobs were cut. much more on the job news in a moment with cnbc's becky quick, by let's turn to the budget battle. the president will continue his battle as the house and senate prepare dueling budgets. >> i thought it was a really good exchange of views, a very informal setting, coats off, sleeves rolled up, really discussing ways we might begin to bridge some 69 differences we face. >> i don't feel like the president's going around me. i frankly think it's a somewhat hopeful sign. >> nbc's capitol hill correspondent in the pride of cleveland, ohio, kelly o'donnell joins us. kelly, how are you? >> i'm great. good to see you. >> so, kelly, this now-found sense of optimism between president obama and congressional republicans, he dined with paul ryan yesterday, had that dinner, will meet with both caucuses next week, there seemed to be this idea that before th
Mar 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. for those nights when it's more than a bad dream, be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer. be ready with children's motrin. >>> i'm fredricka whitfield in the newsroom. >>> researchers say a 2-year-old girl has become the first child to be functionally cured of hiv. there is hope it can be done for other people. the little girl was born to an hiv-positive mother. she was given treatment almost immediately after birth. our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen will be joining us live next hour with more on this very important development. >>> here is what is trending online now. three of the stars of "modern family" got stuck in a crowded elevator in kansas city, missouri, stuck for 50 minutes but kept their sense of humor whi
Mar 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. try capzasin-hp. it penetrates deep to block pain signals for hours of relief. capzasin-hp. take the pain out of arthritis. >>> a cab ride that started with so much promise, ends with so much sadness. a young expectant couple, both just 21 years old, died late last night when their cab was broadsided. it happened in brooklyn, new york. they were on their way to the hospital. their baby boy was born by c section and survived. he's in serious condition right now. police are now looking for the driver and a passenger who fled the scene on foot after their bmw hit the cab. >>> six members of the same wisconsin family died in a fiery crash on a kentucky interstate
Mar 3, 2013 4:00am PST
. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> there's a french twist when it comes to eating healthier. my next guest even wrote a book about it. 12 secrets to decadent dining that will help people manage their weight. she's joining me from new york this morning to share a few of those secrets. carol, first off, thanks for being here. >> thank you, brianna. good to be here. >> in your book, people say, let them eat cake. that's not such a bad thing in your book. >> not at all. listen, americans are at war with food. and they're losing. 45 million people are on a diet and in this daegz, obesity rates are higher than ever. and then we have the french. they're having a love affair with food. and they're healthier, they live longer and they're slimmer. >> so, what are some of the secrets t
Mar 2, 2013 11:40am EST
of our expected health-care spending at a national level. the 19.6 number is what we estimated the average growth rate over the next 8-10 years. the obesity is more than 24%. i guarantee you there is no way our health budget will increase of that rate unless we deal with obesity. that process of dealing with cardiovascular crises and the things that go along with the way we are. definition dramatically drives our healthcare budget. this is a national security issue if you do not deal with it. why can't we lose weight? conventional diets rely on willpower. there are systems in the body that force us to we --eat how many can you hold your breath on definitely underwater? is impossible. likewise you cannot lose weight by trying to lose weight because your biology will always be your willpower. the second thing is we do not measure the right stuff. it does not matter what your weight is. it matters what your waste -- waist is. at my height, six foot 1, 72 plus 1, 73 inches is my height. outside it in half, 36.5 inches. if my waist is more than that, then i am at risk for cardiovasc
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